Plans for new 111 contract put on hold

Plans to improve the 111 service have been put on hold for patients and the public in Brighton and Hove. The contract for the non-emergency number had been put out to tender but the process has been halted. And not only has the Sussex-wide tender been halted, but the same has...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018 at 6:22 pm

Coombe Road area to be consulted on parking after becoming latest unofficial park and ride

People living in the Coombe Road area of Brighton are going to be asked whether they want a controlled parking zone (CPZ). The developer behind the huge building project on the Preston Barracks site in Lewes Road will fund the consultation, including the use of consultants from...

Controversial George Street bike share hub won’t be budging

One of the top ten bike share hubs in Brighton and Hove is staying put despite a petition asking for it to be moved. The bike hire stand at the bottom of George Street, Hove, is not popular with traders but has 500 rentals a month. Business owners in George Street collected a...

Council calls for key worker and supported housing at Brighton General site

Recommendations for specialist housing is expected to go forward at a Brighton and Hove City Council meeting today (Wednesday 27 June). The Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee is monitoring progress at the Brighton General Hospital, the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust...

Have you seen missing Hove man?

Sussex Police issued a public appeal for a missing man who needs daily insulin injections but is believed to have missed his most recent ones. The force said: “Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 69-year-old Paul Barry, who was reported missing from...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018 at 10:01 am

Bike hire scheme to extend west

Bike sharing in Brighton and Hove is heading west. The success of the Brighton and Hove bike share scheme has led to a further ten hubs being planned, with an extra 120 bicycles, as far as Boundary Road. Councillors from all parties praised the scheme at the Brighton and Hove...

Health chiefs remind veterans about help with mental health as Armed Forces Day approaches

Military veterans are being encouraged to talk about any mental health problems that they might have as Armed Forces Day approaches. This Armed Forces Day (‪Saturday 30 June‬) veterans are being reminded that it’s ok to talk about their mental health and that specialist NHS help...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018 at 1:58 am